FIGHTING FOR RACIAL JUSTICE THROUGH STORYTELLING WITH TREVOR AND MARIA OF LOST ONES PODCAST

Trevor and Maria are the hosts of Lost Ones, a true-crime racial justice podcast that focuses on stories of injustice committed against people of color. They both live in New York City and work in the criminal justice policy reform space.

They started Lost Ones to uplift the stories of people of color which are often ignored by mainstream media.

SUSTAINABLE DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION PRACTICES WITH TAYO ROCKSON

Tayo Rockson is a writer, speaker, consultant, and media personality who runs UYD Management – a strategic leadership and consulting firm that helps organizations incorporate sustainable diversity and inclusion practices. As someone who has lived on 4 continents, he is an authority in communicating effectively across cultures. In addition to that, he’s been named a “Top 40 Millennial Influencer” by New Theory Magazine. He hosts the popular As Told By Nomads podcast and his book Use Your Difference To Make A Difference is based on how to connect and communicate in a cross-cultural world.

In this episode, Tayo joins Jen to talk about diversity training, his book, and more. 

Book: https://www.amazon.com/Use-Your-Difference-Make-Cross-Cultural/dp/1119590698

Podcast: https://tayorockson.com/podcast

UNTANGLING THE ROOTS OF BLACK HAIR AND DIVERSITY WITH LORI L. THARPS OF MY AMERICAN MELTING POT

Lori L. Tharps is an assistant professor of journalism at Temple University, an award-winning author, freelance journalist and popular speaker.

Lori joined Jen to talk about her book Hair Story: Untangling The Roots of Black Hair in America, as well as her passion for diversity.

You can find Lori’s blog and podcast here: www.myamericanmeltingpot.com

RODNEY REED: URGENT CALL TO ACTION

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this urgent call to action. Rodney Reed has been on death row since 1998 for a crime he did not commit, and he is scheduled for execution on November 20th. Anti-racism educator and social justice activist, Tina Strawn joins Jen to discuss the details of the case and what you can do to help. We need to amplify this story and do all that we can to stop this execution. Please listen, share, and take the steps we’ve outlined in the show. Show notes coming…